GJEPC held a webinar on the topic of Hallmarking on 25th June in association with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Bhopal. The eminent speakers briefed Council members on the recent developments surrounding hallmarking, including the setting up hallmarking centers, the process of registration, and various government initiatives.
The session had more than 361 attendees. It was moderated by Nishant Shah, Sr. Partner, Economic Laws Practice (ELP) and the panelists were Vipin Bhaskar, Scientist-C, BIS Bhopal; Syed Ashfaq Ahmad, Section Officer, BIS Bhopal; and Manish Jivani, Convener MSME.
The attendees were briefed on the basics of hallmarking, norms and policies, recent developments, Indian standards related to hallmarking, registration fee, quality control order (QCO), the penalty for a contravention, and so on.
The major highlights of the discussion were the current changes in hallmarking; exemptions given in the QCO order; and the online registration and HUID generation process.